January 5, 2012

Why Millennials are the Perfect Donor

RE: Philanthropy

By Liz Braden
1/4/12

In my humble opinion, Millennials bring together all of the aspects of a perfect donor. At Building Tomorrow and in general in my watching of the fundraising world, I have seen Millennials do some amazing things by giving their time, talents, and resources to others and to causes they believe in. Below are the three reasons that Millennials are the perfect donor.
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Why Funders Need To Embrace Failure

The Jewish Week

By Gary Rosenblatt
1/3/12

Before there was Birthright Israel, the most successful Jewish communal effort to increase Jewish identity among young people, there was The Israel Experience, a like-minded effort — and acknowledged failure. It should not come as a surprise that failure is a key component of future success. For centuries it has been the basic premise of scientific experimentation, and applies to a wide range of fields, from education to business. Recent examples abound.
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What Happens Now the Money Has Run Out – the Challenge for Trusts and Foundations in the New Economy

Alliance Magazine

By John Copps
1/4/12

It has almost become a cliche to say that we are living in ‘interesting’ times – even though when I hear this said about the charity world it usually means something else. But where it is a fitting description is when speaking about trusts and foundations. It can rarely, if ever, be a more interesting time to be giving grants.
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How the Wealthy Give Away Their Cash

Money Web

By Sasha Planting
By 1/4/12

Nine out of ten wealthy South Africans regularly donate money to worthy causes, and will continue to do so into the future. This is according to research carried out by BoE into the philanthropic habits of high-net-worth (HNW) individuals.
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New Year, New Look for Philanthropy in the News

Philanthropy in the News

1/5/12

The new year comes with many changes, including a revamped look for the Council’s Philanthropy in the News (PIN) e-mail. In an effort to provide subscribers with the latest—and most relevant—daily news stories, you will see a new and improved PIN starting next week. Be on the lookout for it in your inbox.

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